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February 2018 Book List


Infants and Toddlers


  • Counting Kisses, Karen Katz

  • Where is Baby’s Valentine, Karen Katz

  • Biscuit’s Valentine’s Day, Alyssa Capucilli & Pat Schorles

  • Elmo’s Valentine, David Prebenna

  • The Great Valentine’s Day Surprise, Suzy-Jane Tanner

  • Corduroy’s Valentine’s Day, Don Freeman

  • Snuggle Puppy, Sandra Boynton

  • Where’s My Sweetie Pie?, Ed Emberley

  • I Ruff You, Sandra Magsamen

  • A Circus of Colors!, La Coccinella

  • My Circus, Xavier Deneux

  • Circus, Karin Blume and Brigitte Pokornik

  • Baby’s First Valentine, Hinnkler Books

  • Huggy Kisses, Leslie Patricelli

  • Counting Kisses, Karen Katz

  • My Little Sweetheart, Sara Gillingham


Two-Year Olds & Three-Year Olds


  • Ballad of Valentine’s, Alison Jackson

  • Snowy Valentine, David Petersen

  • Happy Valentine’s Day, Mouse!, Laura Numeroff & Felicia Bond

  • A Kiss For You , Joan Holub & Caroline Church

  • Lilly’s Chocolate Heart, Kevin Henkes

  • Dora Loves Boots, Zina Sannders

  • Ten Grouchy Groundhogs, Kathryn Heling

  • Who Will See Their Shadows This year?, Jerry Pallotta

  • Duck & Goose, Goose Needs a Hug, Tad Hills

  • See the Circus, H.A. Rey

  • Circus McGurkus 1, 2, 3!, Dr. Suess

  • Olivia Saves the Circus, Ian Falconer

  • Skippyjon Jones Cirque de Ole, Judy Schachner

  • The Biggest Valentine Ever, Steven Kroll

  • Thomas Valentine Party, Rev. W. Awdry and Jim Durk

  • Dora’s Big Valentine!, Golden Books


Four-Year Olds & Five-Year Olds


  • Valentine Friends, April Prince & Elizabeth Scholssberg

  • Be My Valentine, Amelia Bedelia, Herman Parish

  • Clifford’s First Valentine’s Day, Norman Birdwell

  • Pinklicious: Pink of Hearts, Victoria Kann

  • Fancy Nancy: Heart to Heart, Jane O’Connor & Robin Glasser

  • Happy Valentine’s Day Little Critter, Mercer Mayer

  • Peanuts: Be my valentine Charlie Brown, Charles M. Schulz

  • Double Trouble Groundhog Day, Bethany Roberts

  • Go to Sleep, Ground hog!, Judy Cox

  • Substitute Groundhog, Pat Miller

  • Clifford At The Circus, Norman Birdwell

  • If I ran the Circus, Dr. Seuss

  • Pippi Goes to the Circus, Astrid Lindgren and Michael Chesworth

  • Amelia Bedelia’s First Valentine, Herman Parish

  • Day It Rained Hearts, Felicia Bond

  • Alvin and the Chipmunks: A Chipmunk Valentine, Kristen Mayer

  • SpongeBob’s Secret Valentine, David Lewman and Heather Martinez

  • Henry’s Freedom Box: A True Story from the Underground Railroad, Ellen Levine

  • I Love My Hair!, Natasha Tarpley

  •  Amazing Grace, Mary Hoffman

  • The Story of Ruby Bridges, Robert Coles

  • Rosa, Nikki Giovanni

  • The Patchwork Path: A Quilt Map to Freedom, Bettye Stroud


  • Totally Crushed, Eliza Willard

  • Cam Jansen and Valentine Baby Mystery, David  Adler & Susanna Natti

  • Ready, Freddy! Super- Secret Valentine, Abby Klein

  • Heart to Heart: High School Musical, Helen Perelman

  • The Legend of the Valentine, Katherine  Bond & Don Tate

  • It’s Valentine’s Day, Jack Prelutsky

  • Sit-In: How Four Friends Stood Up, By Sitting Down, Andrea & Brian Pinkney

  • Groundhog Day!, Gail Gibbons

  • Groundhog’s Burrow, Dee Phillips

  • The Groundhog Day Book of Facts and Fun, Wendie C. Old

  • Mr. Groundhog Wants the Day Off, Pat Stemper

  • The Circus Scare (Nancy Drew), Carolyn Keene and Macky Parmintuan

  • Phineas and Ferb #5: Big Top Bonanza, N.B. Grace

  • Cam Jansen: The Mystery of the Circus Clown, David A. Adler

  • Valentine’s Day Secret (Nancy Drew), Carolyn Keene

  • Junie B. Jones and the Mushy Gushy Valentine, Barbara Park

  • Valentine’s Day Disaster, Geronimo Stilton

  • Madame CJ Walker, Catherine Nichols

  • Book of Black Heroes: Scientists, Healers, and Inventors, Wade Hudson

  • Olympic Black Women, Martha Plowden

  • Hand in Hand: Ten Black Men Who Changed America, Andrea Pinkney

  • Rosa Parks: My Story, Rosa Parks